Outside of Florida and maybe Missouri, SEC basketball has been less than impressive in the first 2 months of the season. Take a look at each of the 13 other SEC teams, their quality wins, losses, and current RPI. The
Quality Wins: Ummmmmmm……Texas Tech?
Losses: Oklahoma, Duke, Drexel, South Florida, Wichita State, Xavier
Quality Wins: Ummmmmmm…..Clemson?
Losses: California, Gonzaga
Quality Wins: Ummmmmm…….Boston College?
Losses: Northwestern State, Iowa State, Illinois
Quality Wins: Kansas, Memphis…..thank god
Losses: Wisconsin, UCONN
Quality Wins: Ummmmmm……..Wofford?
Losses: Georgia Tech, Davidson, Temple, Nebraska
RPI: 308 (SERIOUSLY)
Quality Wins: Butler (if we consider them quality anymore)
Losses: UMASS, Memphis (Kentucky likely to make it the Calipari triple in January)
MISSISSIPPI STATE (9-2)
Quality Wins: South Florida??????
Losses: Utah State, TCU
Quality Wins: UCLA
OLE MISS (8-3)
Quality Wins: Ummmmmm……Georgia Tech?
Losses: Kansas State, Oregon, Mercer
SOUTH CAROLINA (3-5)
Quality Wins: Hahahahaha……
Losses: Baylor, Clemson, Oklahoma State, Manhattan, USC-Upstate
Quality Wins: Xavier???
Losses: Xavier, UTEP, Wichita State, NC State
TEXAS A&M (8-3)
Quality Wins: Comically we will say Houston
Losses: Missouri State, SMU, Oklahoma
Quality Wins: Once again….Georgia Tech?
Losses: Butler, Providence, Texas
So Cats fans, are we disappointed once again with the quality of SEC basketball? I know I am. Kentucky has not shown us much in big games this season, and unfortunately they won’t face many more opportunities in the conference play. Two games against Florida and one against Missouri might be it.